I was wondering about whether I could make wired wafer paper centers for some larger flowers to avoid having to combine gumpaste and wafer paper in one flower, and yes, you can. So Here's how to make the centers:
And here's how to make the flowers:
You could make centers for all types of flowers like ranunculus, daisies, sunflowers, etc. Basically anything that has a flat center if you're using this method. Start with wafer paper that's colored in the final center color to make it easier, or paint them after they dry completely.
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